Yes, The Big G is following you: Google admits it tracks users when location history is turned off

Google has confirmed that it still tracks users even after they turn off the “Location History” setting on their device. It comes just one day after the practice was revealed by an AP investigation. The clarification is mentioned on a Location History help page, which Google changed on Thursday. The once erroneous wording has now […]

US creates Iran Action Group to ‘change regime’s behavior’

The US is creating a so-called Iran Action Group, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced, adding that Brian Hook will lead the group in order to spur “international support for our efforts.” Speaking at the Thursday State Department briefing, Pompeo claimed that the world is demanding change in Iran’s behavior, so that it […]

‘Life as we know it’ ends in 2040: Aussie news dig up MIT’s global collapse prediction

A 1973 Australian news report has resurfaced, predicting the end of the world with the help of MIT researchers and a supercomputer. The end of days is apparently due in 2040, with a major global change slated for 2020. If you trust MIT’s world-renowned expertise, 2040 is when “civilized life as we know it” will […]

‘Social Distortion’ punk band frontman attacks Trump supporter during live show (VIDEO)

Dramatic video footage has captured the moment the lead singer of the punk rock band ‘Social Distortion’ allegedly attacked a supporter of US President Donald Trump during a live performance. Local man Tim Hildebrand says the violent confrontation took place after frontman Mike Ness started bad-mouthing Trump at a concert in the Ace of Spades […]

Turkish police arrest another German citizen – reports

Turkish police have arrested another German citizen, Reuters reported Thursday, citing a German Foreign Ministry source. “We’re aware of the case. The embassy in Ankara will initiate consular assistance,” the source said. Public broadcaster ARD also said the man had been accused of “terrorist propaganda” after criticizing the Turkish government on social media. The arrest […]

50 Cent and 6ix9ine narrowly miss shooting in Brooklyn near music video set

Published time: 16 Aug, 2018 11:51 Edited time: 16 Aug, 2018 11:53 50 Cent and 6ix9ine’s music video shoot almost turned deadly on Tuesday night as they narrowly escaped being hit by gunfire in the Brooklyn area of New York. The two rappers were filming in the Greenpoint neighbourhood when a gunman fired at least […]

Alex Jones’ flagship radio station shut down by Federal Communications Commission

The US communications regulator has shut down Alex Jones’ flagship radio station and slapped it with a $ 15,000 fine. A lawsuit filed in the US District Court in Austin this week accuses Liberty Radio of operating without federal consent since at least 2013, the Austin American-Statesman reports. The Austin-based station has been solely streaming […]

Charles de Gaulle's Victory Began in This Central African Nation

It was the moment all of France had waited for. Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, which Germany had historically eyed as its own, was finally free from the Nazis. The 2nd French Armored Division under Gen. Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque had liberated the city, burying the ghosts of France’s humiliating defeat four years earlier during […]

America's Westernmost Used Bookstore That Almost Wasn't?

Talk Story Bookstore in Hanapepe, Kauai, could so easily not have been. If it were not for the auspicious appearance of a double rainbow, convincing the now owners to pay rent on the bookstore premises instead of their flat, we wouldn’t have a story to tell. It wasn’t exactly the first time that Ed and […]

When Harry Met Teddy: How Houdini Fooled a President

As onboard entertainment goes, the westward-bound German liner SS Imperator had a group of talent lined up for the evening of June 23, 1914, that would be the envy of any cruise ship today. Along with other notable acts like the Ritz-Carlton Orchestra, those seated in the plush lounge chairs of the transatlantic ship’s Grand […]